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Kristiansand, Norway



Kristiansand is the capital of Southern Norway and is the nation's fifth largest city. Kristiansund is an attractive town built on three islands inter-connected by canals and bridges. Visit Kristiansund Church at Kirkelandet with its bold, modern architecture and unusual lines; learn about the history and production of Norway's famous salted cod at the Clipfish Wharf Museum; and explore the areas intricate patchwork of islands.



Port Orientation



From this cruise port visitors have easy access by foot or coach to some of the most unspoiled natural regions. There is even a rail journey through a picturesque gorge or a boat trip along the island speckled coast line.






Walking is the best means of transportation but there are taxis and busses. The town usually operates a shuttle service when cruise ships are in port.






Experience the atmosphere of yesterday on a Past & Present tour or take a boat trip along the coast line to Skottevik, a quaint coastal village of traditional mariners' houses or visit Lillesand the most beautiful town in the region. In addition to people watching, shopping and hiking you can also take a scenic rail journey.